Of course’, Churchill told Linlithgow,
‘my ideal is narrow and limited.
I want to see the British Empire
preserved for a few more generations
in its strength and splendour,’
and he added,
‘Only the most prodigious exertions
of British genius will achieve this result.
dissabte, 23 de juliol de 2016
COMBAT In the Commons, Churchill defended his cutting back on the imprisonment of young offenders by drawing Members’ attention to the fact that ‘the evil only falls on the sons of the working classes. The sons of other classes commit many of the same offences. In their boisterous and exuberant spirits in their days at Oxford and Cambridge they commit offences—for which scores of the sons of the working class are committed to prison—without any injury being inflicted on them.’ There” This lengthy biography is a single-volume abridgment of a massive, eight-volume work that took a quarter-century to write. It covers Churchill's entire life, highlighting not only his exploits during the Second World War, but also his early belief in technology and how it would revolutionize warfare in the 20th century. Churchill learned how to fly a plane before the First World War, and was also involved in the development of both the tank and anti-aircraft defense, but he truly showed his unmatched mettle during his country's darkest moments: "His finest hour was the leadership of Britain when it was most isolated, most threatened, and most weak; when his own courage, determination, and belief in democracy became at one with the nation, there is very little anecdote and a lot of "the First Armored Expeditionary Division, commanded by the nephew of my old friend, Sir Reginald Pinkney, embarked for Norway on May 10, 1940..
Etiquetes de comentaris: “Foolish perhaps, but I play for high stakes and given an audience there is no act too daring or too noble.”